Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Information, insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Panorpa nuptialis

Orange With Black and Yellow Stripes! - Panorpa nuptialis BG2878 E2597 - Panorpa nuptialis - male BG2878 E2597 - Panorpa nuptialis - male An Insect with a Red Body, and Black and Yellow Wings - Panorpa nuptialis - female Panorpa - Panorpa nuptialis - female Panorpa - Panorpa nuptialis Scorpionfly male - Panorpa nuptialis - male Panorpa nuptialis (fem)? - Panorpa nuptialis - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Mecoptera (Scorpionflies, Hangingflies and Allies)
Family Panorpidae (Common Scorpionflies)
Genus Panorpa
No Taxon (lugubris species group)
Species nuptialis (Panorpa nuptialis)
Explanation of Names
Panorpa nuptialis Gerstaecker 1863
Identification
Large for this genus. Wings distinctive, heavily marked with broad dark bands
Range
so. central US (MO-AL-TX); Mexico(1)(2)
Season
Sep-Nov (to early Dec in the so. part of range), peak emergence in Oct(2)
Remarks
in(3), the name of the author is misspelled and the range is erroneously described
Internet References